Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Fantastic Ludum Dare theme generator

by Rick Hoppmann - Jam Entry

The fantastic Ludum Dare theme generator!

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Boog33 says ...
Dec 6, 2014 @ 9:34pm


Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 6, 2014 @ 10:20pm

Neat. #LD4ever

iossif says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 8:27am


Terrabalt says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 9:53am

"I'm in"

Broivula says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Gave me a giggle, well done.

sharp911 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:55am

So I think this is pretty fun. But useless :)

drludos says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:56am

You made me laugh, and I thank you for that! :)

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:59pm

Hi there. Does what it says on the tin. Good job, sound effects quite harsh if you've left volume on high... Pots and cats... nice...

Zwergesel says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:38pm

I see you've mastered sarcasm.

paperweight says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:05pm

Repeated 3 themes over and over for me, sound tops out, not really a game.

regisRquoi says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:17pm

Well, is it a game? Does this fits the theme really? Don't know..
You should have wrote more theme, since there's like, just this in your game.. It's just always the same themes popping which makes it not really fun. Too bad cause the idea is funny.
It could have been cool if it was always a new theme for super long and it feels infinite (we'd stop playing before having 2 times the same theme)

Although, there's some good jokes ("I'm in", lol), but if you tell me "I'm in" 6 times, I won't laugh at the 6th time.

The thing in itself feels nice (I like the comments popping. Fun.), but it's not interactive so much (would need more stuff than just the basic generator) but it just, could have been way better, and.. does it fit the theme anyway? Aint sure.

klianc09 says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:55pm

Now I want the next LD theme to be "Submit a game" ^^
Nice, good for some laughs :D

LeReveur says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:00am

You should have go deeper in your concept, I am pretty sure that you can make a real game with that idea (I remember that someone have made a game were the player was... A Ludum Dare competitor and the goal was to... Make a game before the deadline).
Or, at least, add a lot more choices in the random list. ;)

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:18pm

@regisRquoi @LeReveur: It isn't really meant to be something serious. Just my reaction on this LD's theme pinned down.
Thanks for your effort to give me constructive criticism, but I don't think I did put enough work in it to be good for more than just some giggles.

side note: the rating members seems to be very strong this time, I haven't even rated a game, yet already have 14 votes

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:23pm

Too bad it had few options :( the funniest part is that everybody liked the theme!

lase says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:27pm


badlydrawnrod says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:19pm

The themes are rather true to the typical Ludum Dare theme. Instead of voting in #LD32 perhaps we could use this next time.

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:26pm

@badlydrawnrod: best comment so far :D

ianatherton says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:31pm

Gameplay was hard to learn, no tutorial, hard controls...The boss was too hard (Talking nonsense, comedic and funny entry!)

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:37pm

The music is awesome!
I can't wait for those Ludum Dares. :)
I liked the animation of the quotes.

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Thanks Susan! :D

cxsquared says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:50pm

So inspiring. Much fun

Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:52pm

Wow. So Ludum Doge.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 7:06pm

It's a joke, but I like idea ++

ViKing Games says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 7:58pm

It's funny, and the graphics and sounds fit very well. Surprisingly fun to press the button and see the result. Good job!

RHY3756547 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:56pm

I'm not sure what happened here. I can't find one thing good from any of the voting categories. Inspiration unfortunately isn't a category. :'(

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:07pm

@RHY3756547: 'Theme' :D
(also mood, fun and audio)

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:36pm

Gahaha. I love how it's a subtle jab at LD by actually including real themes (Potatoes and Kittens, Entire Games on One Screen) as well as the satirical ones.

Not a game, but it's really funny.

Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:36pm

A good idea... It may never be a "game" but if you had a lot more themes, I would click till LD354! Even now I clicked a lot to be sure I had seen all available "themes"! :)

indie4fun says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:40pm

This game really deserves 5 stars in Theme.

Rothens says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:00pm

lol xD

OttersDen says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:01pm

looks like somebody didn't like this Ludum Dare's theme. ;)
Still, thanks for the laughs!

tudd says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:08pm

So inspiring! I'm in!

csanyk says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:40pm

It's not all that random? I'm only seeing about 4-5 different themes. And most of them would't survive the slaughter :P

Kitch says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:41pm

That's two scratch games I've seen this LD. Can't wait to show my son. Can't wait for the I'm a Banana theme :)

Boberro says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:05pm


MrBadIvan says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:41am

=))) Well, good little joke=)

Boberro says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:01am

Hi, I've added linux build to my game as you suggested :)

PapyPilgrim says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 12:35pm

Wow. Such Ideas. Much Clever. How Sarcasm. Very Themes. Wow

Dan Norder says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:16pm

It's funny because it's true.

Mechamew says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 10:51pm

Potatoes and kittens.

blackmagic says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:43am

Hahaha :)

tmpxyz says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 5:42am

interesting, not quite a game though.

Vulture Tamer says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:47am

haha :p

gre says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:49pm

such weird

wdebowicz says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:52pm

Ours entry have something in common ;-)

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:24pm

@you: Please note that this crappy rant about the theme is not meant to be taken seriously. Just me experimenting a bit.
If it made you giggle a bit, than it did more than it meant to be :)

gallerdude says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:51pm

Scratch, woo!

bobombe says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:02pm

So yes it's just a raging ...mmm... thing :/ But you could have been fun or satirical ... Hope you didn't loose too much time on that !

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:23pm

@bobombe: "you could have been fun or satirical"
- if it doesn't seem for you to be, it doesn't mean it isn't. It means you've another perception or I told it badly.
(thing is that I can't really see which themes you got trough the random factor)
There are definitively some filler themes I throw in there (as "Ludum Dare Theme"), but also some satirical ones (e.g. "Submit a game" being equally inspiring in mood and setting as "Entire Game on One Screen").
I'm not very secure at satire to be honest, it's quite different to amuse a crowd than some friends you know. The game was a challenge so I get more secure with it.

LukeZaz says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:04pm

Not very fun, and rather repetitive, but it's a fun idea.

Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:22pm

Pretty cute, sorta-vaguely amusing. I wish there were a bigger variety of funny themes and responses, since its really the only thing this pseudo-game has going on really, lol.

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:41pm

@ArcturusDeluxe: Thanks for the extra words, helps me a bit to figure things out and get better :)

igoramendola says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:44pm

hahaha xD

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